Claudia.Cahalane | 19 Apr 2018
Each year we are stunned at the awesome entries to AbilityNet's Tech4Good Accessibility Award. As the competition intensifies for the 2018 award (closing date 8 May) we check in with some of the most recent award winners to find out how their technology inventions are continuing to do good.
Claudia.Cahalane | 14 Mar 2018
Last year, finalists together received more than 35,000 votes on Twitter for the People's Award which is chosen by the public. In the eighth year of the Awards, we hope for even more votes. But it's not about the technology, it's what you do with it to effect positive change in society. Awards now...
Claudia.Cahalane | 18 Feb 2018
Raynaud's affects up to 10 million people in the UK with very cold fingers sometimes making it difficult to work and do everyday tasks. AbilityNet is on hand to suggest ways to use technology to your advantage.
Claudia.Cahalane | 12 Feb 2018
AbilityNet has told the government that ensuring access to online job opportunities and web accessibility is vital for it to meet its target of one million more disabled people in employment within the decade.
Claudia.Cahalane | 31 Jan 2018
The latest SOCITM Better Connected survey has found that 4 in 10 of 270 UK council websites are inaccessible to millions of people with dyslexia, sight loss, cognitive impairment and physical disabilities - an increase on the number who failed in the last annual survey
Claudia.Cahalane | 24 Jan 2018
Research by students at Stanford University shows a bigger focus on web accessibility expertise for businesses and developers in 2017, with the trend set to continue exponentially into 2018.
Claudia.Cahalane | 14 Jan 2018
Now the festivities are over it's time for us all to start thinking about the year ahead. For most students it's time to get to work. Whether you've got a thesis, dissertation or a simple report to write, these student apps will help to maximise productivity, reduce procrastination and even improve...
Claudia.Cahalane | 08 Jan 2018
From virtual reality, to Seeing AI updates and a BBC producers struggles and ultimate success as someone with dyslexia, our blogs got more views in 2017 than ever before.
Claudia.Cahalane | 20 Dec 2017
AI-powered image recognition is taking off and it's helping blind people gain a better understanding of the world around them. At the AbilityNet technology and disability event last month, TechShare Pro, we heard from Orcam, the makers of AI vision tech MyEye who've recently launched MyEye 2.0.
Claudia.Cahalane | 18 Dec 2017
The latest advances in Artificial Intelligence are powering ever-greater voice-recognition capabilities - but how do we build machines we can to talk in ways that are intelligible and sensible to a range of people, including those with disabilities, asks Léonie Watson’s at TechShare Pro.